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Taqueria El Metate

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120 Harbor Blvd, Belmont, CA 94002-4016
+1 650-595-1110
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Costa Mesa, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Very tasty. Casual atmosphere. Seems quite popular. The corn tortilla quesadilla with meat was excellent, also the chile relleno. You order up front, then they bring the food to your table

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Thank CarlosO20172017
San Carlos, California
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is one of my favorite taquerias in the area. The chips and salsa bar is big, with several salsas to choose from. The prepared food is very good - the burritos are huge. And I love the way the tables and chairs are painted - very colorful and fun. TVs for viewing sports, too. Just be careful of parking,... More 

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Thank dannyboytravels
Belmont, California
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130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Just about, one of the best in the area. It is just off US-101 S (Harbor exit) and then, right back on again, for those driving south. Food is terrific, priced right and good portions.

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Thank Dennis Y
Cali, Colombia
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Their quality has remained the same over many years. Metates has a large following and the lines during lunch can be long, but the orders are brought to your table quickly. Everything is tasty and worth trying.

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Thank TRAVELERVIAJERO
Levittown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Ordered Takeout. The chimichanga's were huge like a football and delicious. The quesadillas were also excellent. The refried beans were creamy and very good. I could barely finish my meal as the portions were enormous. I picked up the food and service was fast and friendly. My friend in Belmont suggested the place as it is very popular with locals... More 

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Thank tbv710
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115 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

This place proves that a meal doesn't have to be expensive to be good. I had chips, salsa, a huge veggie borrito and a bottle of water for under $10 including tip. Note - this place only takes cash.

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Thank Liz N
Belmont, California
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I drive a bit out of the way to this place just for their burritos WITH the sauce: called a "wet burrito". Decent, tasty food at an afford price. Have been coming here for a few years. Can not go wrong for the quality, quantity and price.

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Thank PayingConsumer2014
San Francisco, California
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190 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Decided to go here on my lunch break and I was pleasantly surprised! Even though the place was packed, my food was ready in about 5 mins. The burrito I got was huge and very tasty. Unfortunately, the to go burrito ordered didn't come with chips and/or salsa.

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Thank sehow
Los Altos, California
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

easy eats, filling and tasty. out of the way location that is surprisingly busy. I'd go again, someday.

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Thank luggedsteel
Homer
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402 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The home made chips and salsas were good, as were the taco and enchiladas but not the best. The enchilada sauce was thin. Overall there wasn't enough spice or flavor to set this restaurant apart from any other. The food is decent but nothing special. You order at the front and if you're dining in they will bring the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Harbor Blvd, Belmont, CA 94002-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-595-1110

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?